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The name Barney is a diminutive form of Bernard.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Barney has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Barney
Use of the Name Barney for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
15,135 3,406 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Barney has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Barney last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1976, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Barney
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188024944  
188124640  
188222852  
188322548  
188421062  
188525243  
188620565  
188720258  
188821269  
188922254  
189025644  
189122949  
189220870  
189321563  
189423952  
189523855  
189623758  
189722458  
189820473  
189923450  
190021683  
190130534  
190226250  
190326050  
190426153  
190523570  
190623171  
190726364  
190828358  
190928562  
191029071  
191125899  
1912285158  
1913292184  
1914289241  
1915307276  
1916325266  
1917308297  
1918331299  
1919321303  
1920368265  
1921350289  
1922370264  
1923369259  
1924361274  
1925391233  
1926417210  
1927435194  
1928416207  
1929407206  
1930388216  
1931422179  
1932437165  
1933402178  
1934389199  
1935405183  
1936381206  
1937382209  
1938422182  
1939417187  
1940417193  
1941437177  
1942459181  
1943416219  
1944400225  
1945416208  
1946426223  
1947419264  
1948415259  
1949450219  
1950411268  
1951425256  
1952407284  
1953406293  
1954448259  
1955447272  
1956463263  
1957469271  
1958480264  
1959508237  
1960487266  
1961529223  
1962546211  
1963607167  
1964579187  
1965652130  
1966670122  
196774398  
196875097  
196978896  
197087684  
1971802100  
197284390  
197393574  
197492477  
1975    
197694477  
Totals:  15,135 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Barney as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Barney appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 96 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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